They announce that Mike Tyson vs.  Jake Paul will be sanctioned as a professional fight – La Opinion

They announce that Mike Tyson vs. Jake Paul will be sanctioned as a professional fight – La Opinion


Most Valuable Promotions (MVP) announced that the confrontation between Mike Tyson and Jake Paul It will be sanctioned as a professional fight, so it will have a winner and the result will influence both fighters’ records in the sport.

According to Nakisa Bidarian, co-founder of MVP, the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) He accepted the proposal and will be in charge of sanctioning the duel which will be carried out in the heavyweight division, with eight two-minute rounds and with 14-ounce gloves.

“Mike Tyson and Jake Paul They signed a contract to fight each other with the desire to do so in a sanctioned professional fight that would have a definitive outcome. For the past six weeks, MVP has worked with its partners to satisfy the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) requirements to sanction Paul vs. Tyson and we are grateful to have reached this point,” she said.

“MVP has defended the choice of female fighters since its inception, even advocating that women’s boxing be contested in 2 or 3 minute rounds depending on the specific fight. Paul x Tyson and Taylor x Serrano 2 will be played in 2-minute rounds and each mega fight will have its winner. “Thank you to TDLR and Holden Boxing for their efforts throughout this process to date and we look forward to working closely with them as we approach fight night,” he concluded.

The now professional fight between the two will take place on July 20 at Cowboys Stadium (venue that has a capacity of 80,000 people) from Dallas, Texas, and will be broadcast exclusively on Netflix, who will make its debut in boxing broadcasts.

Mike Tyson has not entered the ring since he faced Roy Jones Jr. in November 2020, an exhibition match that ended in a draw, but His last fight as a professional was 19 years ago when he was defeated by Kevin McBride. on June 11, 2005.

Instead, Jake Paul comes from beating Ryan Bourland by knockout last March at the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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Boxing legend Mike Tyson will make his first professional fight since retiring from the sport in 2005. Photo: Mark J. Terrill/AP.

Mike Tyson, 57, He was a heavyweight champion and is considered one of the best boxers of all time. Iron Mike retired in 2005 and left a record of 50 wins (44 by knockout) and 6 losses.

For his part, Jake Paul, 27, has two positive results after suffering his first loss to Tommy Fury by split decision, brother of heavyweight champion Tyson Fury. The YouTuber also has a record of 9 wins (six fast-track) and one setback.

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